I’ve been thinking about the stories I tell myself and wonder if any of them are connected to what my life is about inside or out. We all live our lives in stories, many of them only perceived reality. When examined, they don’t match how we are living day by day. Often, they aren’t really the truth, but something we make up in our heads while trying to make sense of the world we live in. They may make us more comfortable, even the negative stories, because we understand them and know what to expect. Maybe it’s time to just experience life without the accompanying stories. Can we do that? I’m not sure.

Which stories are you embracing right now? Do they match the truth?

Are there any stories that you are avoiding or struggling with? How can you resolve the issues you have with them?

If you have any aha’s or any other thoughts, I’d love to hear about them in the comments below.

Today begins our writing relationship. I look forward to meeting you and hearing what you have to say. I will be posting many types of writing prompts: poetry, journaling, meditation, writing from pictures and whatever else I can think of or what I hear from you that you’d like to write to. I may try out some of my new poems on you, to get your feedback, and I’d like to read yours, too. This will be an ongoing journey, and it will evolve as we walk down this path together.

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